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Eligibility and job roles

Who we are helping...

Eligibility criteria

Who is eligible for support?

Benefits for everyone

To be accepted into the programme

CIMSPA support

CIMSPA will provide support for people who:

  • Live in England.
  • Are or have been paid (professional workforce).
  • Are in an any eligible job role (see list below).
  • Are unemployed or had working hours restricted due to the COVID 19 pandemic.

To receive extra benefits as a sports coach or group exercise professional:

Sports coach and group exercise instructor additional benefits are provided by UK Coaching and EMD UK for people who:

  • Live in England.
  • Are or have been paid (professional workforce).
  • Are an assistant sports coach, sports coach, or group exercise instructor.
  • Are unemployed or have had their working hours restricted due to the COVID 19 pandemic.

Additional support - ReTrain - Phase 2:

Extra support to cover the costs of qualifications and Continuous Professional Development Courses if you have been significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will be provided for people who:

  • Live in England.
  • Are or have been paid (professional workforce).
  • Are in an any eligible job role (see list below).
  • Are unemployed or had working hours restricted due to the COVID 19 pandemic.
  • Live in an LSEG (lower socio-economic groups) area. See here for further details
  • Are or have been delivering sessions that tackle inequalities.

To receive support as a volunteer sports coach:

 

Eligible job roles

Retrain to Retain is designed to help everyone working in sport and physical activity. Here's who we are focussing our support on:

  • Assistant Swimming Teacher
  • Entry Manager
  • Fitness Instructor
  • General Manager
  • Group Exercise Instructor
  • Lifeguard
  • Personal Trainer
  • Pilates Instructor
  • Pool Plant Operative
  • Recreation Assistant
  • Senior Manager
  • Sports Coach
  • Sports Coaching Assistant
  • Strength and Conditioning Trainer or Coach
  • Swimming Teacher
  • Yoga Instructor

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